Internship Duration: January 2020 – May 2020 (start and end dates flexible with semester commitments)
Hours: 15 hours minimum per week, 4 hours of which will be at Wednesday at the Square 4PM-8PM.
Remaining hours can be scheduled as needed to accommodate school schedules. Potential for remote work if necessary.
About the Internship:
Young Leadership Council (YLC) is seeking a talented and energetic individual to fill the role of Development and Events Intern. The individual serving in this position will work alongside YLC’s staff and Board Development Committee and will report to YLC’s Events and Sponsorship Manager. The intern will assist with managing event timelines, working with event vendors, attending site visits, and interacting with our Development and Events Committees centered around YLC Wednesday the Square, YLC’s annual concert series and fundraiser. The intern will also help develop a strategy for donor outreach, including social and print campaigns. As part of a fast-paced office environment, the intern will gain valuable knowledge in the fields of project management, donor relations, business development, communications and other important skills vital for today’s nonprofit professionals.
Summary of Intern Responsibilities:
Assist with all aspects of planning and execution for YLC Wednesday at the Square, including attending site visits, vendor management, updating budgets, etc.
Help manage all components of sponsorship fulfillment including marketing communications
Identify potential new partnerships, including businesses, nonprofit organizations, and more
Assisting with day-of concert preparations and troubleshooting
Help with other Development efforts including acknowledgements, compiling reports and data organization
Assist with any other tasks assigned by Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives Manager.
Learn more about the internship, including how to apply, online at this link.
Through volunteer-created community projects, the YLC recruits and retains young professionals to New Orleans and has a positive impact on the quality of life in the region. The oldest independent YPO (young professionals’ organization) in the country, the YLC has raised more than $25 million to support community projects in and around the New Orleans area since 1986.The YLC has more than 1,500 member-volunteers and is led by a 25-member board of directors and four staff members. Each community initiative is led by one or more volunteer project leaders.